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, "moonrise kingdom." 3, "argo," truth wilder than fiction. 2, "lincoln," a history lesson for our time. >> on top "zero dark thirty." the weekend movie guide -- have a great weekend. i'm arch
have spent decades in the wilderness and he was the one that found a way to bring them into the majority in the house. how do you balance the pluses and minuses? >> there is not any question that that effort to paint a picture of jim wright's service laid the foundation for a majority. that was a healthy thing. i do not believe it was a good thing -- we have been in that for far too long. appropriations committees work is where either you spend money or you do not. ideally, you are here to work with one another to be as responsive as possible to your own constituents and taxpayers. within the committee itself, the more we can talk to each other as individuals and human beings, the better off the institution will be. >> the kinds of organizations that track members' votes, when they look at yours, saw an ad and earlier you more frequently crossed the aisle to vote with democrats. in your later service, 96% rating. is that reflective -- you tell me. did the house change? >> it is a reflection of polarization that takes place at a leadership level. party loyalty is importa
rare. >> everybody in the ocean should be respectful that they are in the wilderness. it is also very clear, given the number of people in the ocean and the amount of time we spend there versus the vanishingly number of attacks, it is a very, very small risk. >> here in america, 29 shark attacks last year but zero fatalities. >> reporter: he believes the odds are in his favor. >> i don't know of anyone that's been attacked twice. >> reporter: for today, craig melvin, nbc news. >> here is erica. >>> millions of viewers have watched ina garden effortlessly whip up a dinner party on her show, "the barefoot contessa". she is out with her eighth book and i was lucky enough getting an inside peek at her life at home. >> there is a reason why a dinner party is called entertaining. it is supposed to be like theater. >> reporter: she hasn't always been foolproof in the kitchen. when we were first married, a long time ago, i made some things from a cookbook that was like ground beef and corn casserole, which was not a good dinner. >> sort of like shepherd's pie. >> just dreadful. >> thankfully,
, his party, like the republican party today, was in the wilderness. the jimmy carter occupied the white house, and both the house and senate were safely in democratic hands. but with the election of president reagan in 1980, republicans took both the house and the senate. but in the house, where newt gingrich went to work each day, he was badly outnumbered. now, i worked as a hill staffer for a congressman's office who was only steps away from newt, and i can assure you for representatives like newt, the minority was often a lonely place. the republicans had not held the majority there since 1954, and it was not a soul alive who could ever imagine a republican majority again. oh, except for newt. with no seniority but a tireless work ethic, a vision and a mind filled with ideas, it was newt gingrich who sat in the back benches of congress and methodically devise a strategy over several years to make the republican party a party of ideas once again. it was newt edifies the famous contract with america. plan to give republicans more than something to run against the historic 1944 election
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